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resources to oakland. >>> we're also learning the reasons behind san jose police chief chris moore decision to leave the department. the 51-year-old chief last day on the job is tomorrow. moore says the last straw was when the city council vetted against putting a tax on last november's ballot to help the police department's finances. chief moore said if he decided he didn't have the support of city leaders it was time for him to go. san jose has not decided on a permanent replacement for him. >>> story of an attempted kidnapping in san jose is thousand being called a lie. the child's mother confessed to making up the story. coming up at 4:45 what is expected to happen next in the case and reaction from the community. >>> the local cycling community is split on whether to believe lance armstrong's apology for using performance enhancing drugs. >> i made my decisions. they are my case. i'm sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say i'm sorry for that. >> armstrong's long awaited interview with oprah winfrey aired last night. after denying doping allegations for years he confessed to t
and aurora, colorado, chief, dan oats,. >> we want to keep the gap between the retirement of chris moore and the next chief as small as possible. >> the city council must approve that new chief. current chief chris moore retires a week from tomorrow. >>> sausalito police seized 167 pounds of marijuana after receiving a tip it was in a storage container. take a look, officers arrested nicolas papas as he was opening it and found pot and found more behind a false wall inside that container, he said he been growing it and transporting it there. police say papas also appeared to behavioring insaid that container, which had electricity, a bed and cable tv. >>> new developments now, a cayman suspected of being used by a man to guard marijuana has died. the 5 foot long alligator cousin named mr. teeth was taken to the sure zoo after they found it guarding pot there. >> he said it actedded as a deterrent because as soon as you get near the tank the alligator moves around and it gets irritated. >> he is expected to be in court in a few hours facing those charges. >>> police hope to renew night
on the job for san jose police chief chris moore. a retirement party is getting underway at this hour at the fairmont hotel in san jose. moore spent more than 27 years in the department. moore says he made his decision to retire early when city leaders decided against putting a half cent sales tax measure on the ballot that would have helped fund the police department. >>> health officials say the flu season is picking up here in california. the state upgraded the flu to widespread today saying the virus activity exceeds what we should expect this time of year. health officials announced another person under the age of 65 has died from the flu. >> we're watching very closely every week. we are hoping that this increase will be just an early start of the season and things will decrease, but we just never know, could be it's just the beginning of a more serious season. we're watching closely. >> health officials advise people to watch their hands frequently and cover their cough. the flu virus can live on surfaces including door knobs and keyboards several hours. for more information wh
chris morrow tires on january 18th. >> we want to keep the gap between the retierm of chief moore and the next chief as small as possible. >> officials also point out there is still a chance the search could be extended though they say that's unlikely given the quality of the candidates. an jose police are warning people about a spike in home burglar ris. yesterday they e say there were four midday burglaries in the foothill neighborhood. >> most of the burglaries we're seeing are midday burglaries. >> sergeant dwooir also said they arrested two juveniles connected to one of the burglars. the department is boosting patrols and asking residents to watch out for one another and report suspicious activity. . >> a federal judge has given final approval in the uc davis pepper spray case. the incidentin 2011 prompted national out rage after this video went viral. 21 students who were injured filed a lawsuit against the university. under thesettlement, each plaintiff will get $30,000 after attorney fees and other pay outs bart police are hoping to re reunit bikes and stolen bike pa
police chief chris moore's decision was to leave the police department. 51-year-old chief's last day on the job is tomorrow. he says the last straw came when the city council voted against putting half cent sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department with its money. moore says he decided if he didn't have the support of city officials, it was time for him to go. san jose by the way has not yet named a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> 49ers fever sweeping the bay area. the team is one win away from the super bowl. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose as fans gear up for the game. janine. >> reporter: we're here in downtown and one place that is expected to be packed with 49er fans is this sports bar on santa clara street. whenever the big games like this they usually bring in extra staff to happened l the crowds and make sure the beer is flowing. bay area fans have been stocking up on 49ers memorabilia. they plan on wearing their jerseys to cheer the team on when they take on the falcons on sunday. this is the second year in a row the niners ma
is scheduled for january 26. >>> retiring san jose police chief chris moore received a warm send off in the south bay. moore was the guest of honor at a retirement party. he's 56 years old and spent 27 of those years with the san francisco police department including the last two as chief. moore said he decided to retire after the city council refused to put a sales tax hike on the november ballot which he wanted to help fund the department. >>> university of california president mark yudolf announced today he plans to step down in august. yudolff says he's been dealing with a number of health issues and while he's overcome them he says it's time to change his professional life. he says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >>> uc berkeley says it's received a report number of applications for the next freshman class. some 67,000 people have applied. that's a 10% hike from last year when 61,000 tried to get in. freshman applicants can expect to hear if they were expected on march 28. transfer students will know on april 26th. >>> california's latest employment report shows
on bail. >>> police chief chris moore agreed with the gaming administer who found that this would have a diverse effect on public healthcare, safety and all of the gambling right now the gambling is on the ground floor. >>> people near the golden gate bridge saw quite a site. here's what they saw. this was created by mathew reese. he built it and it's registered with the dmv as a boat. the hovercraft was seen in mccovey cove near a giants' game. >>> 7:21. a warming trend is in the works in the bay area with an eventful weekend ahead. the timing could not be better. up next, steve paulson will have more. >>> a firefighter hit by snow, right there. he's trying to rescue people from a burning building. how his fellow firefighters had to save him. >>> westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland, getting a little bit more crowded. peel we'll you -- we'll tell you about other things og gun in the east bay. &c&c1 powerful answers. verizon. >>> aagency >>> a hawaiian beach is back open after a surfer was attacked by a shark. it happened two days ago. a 43-year-old man was reportedly surfing
gambling on the top floor of the new casino matrix. chris moore agreed with the casino administrator saying it would have an adverse effect on public health, safety, and welfare. matrix representative says he is disappointed with the decision. >>> days after a virus scare at a contra costa county school a senior is recovering from a norovirus outbreak. 80 people got sick at the redwoods. two of them died. a virus also sickened more than 100 students at burton valley middle school. the best way to prevent the virus is washing your hands with soap and water. >>> let's get you going. sal, you are watching the south bay. are they behaving out there? >> yeah, they are. we are looking at a pretty good south bay commute right now dave and pam. on 237 and 101 and 85 they are all at the speed limit here. as we see 237 there is not a lot of traffic. later on it will get busy. also looking at 880 in oakland the traffic here looks good. we have light travel times so far. we're looking at your travel time between 380 san bruno and highway 92. still about eight minutes. that is a great drive so far. i ha
was found lying on gill moore street downtown around 9:30 last night. he had been shot several times and died on the way to the hospital. police are searching for the driver of dark calorred sedan seen speeding from the scene. police have ended a stand off this morn being a naked man who was building a spam rye sword. and the other weapon they say he was carrying. genine. >> david, we're here on southwest expressway near -- near the light rail station on the avenue. this entire surrounding area had been close to traffic for the past three-and-a-half hours because that maked man was waiting a samurai sword in the air. about an hour ago police were able to get him into custody. this is video of the sword the man had in his hand this morning as well as an assault rifle that he also had in his possession. police had the 28-year-old man surrounded. officers say at 8:00 this morning they received a call from a home on cath drive and easy street that a man was standing out front with an assault rifle and left in a white pickup truck. police say they spotted the truck and stopped it. the man
moeller -- snowmobiler moore died. doctors discovered a concussion at first and then discovered bleeding around his heart. his death is the first in the 18-year history of the games. his family said they are grateful for prayers and supports they've received from all around the world. >>> icy roads is being blamed for a deadly pileup. authorities say at least two dozen vehicles, including big rigs, were involved. the detroit free press reports at least four people died including three children, 20 others were taken to hospitals. at last check, the freeway was shut down as authorities cleared the pileup. >>> a big rig driver says he's luggie to be -- lucky to be alive an after early-morning crash in the south bay. it happened just before 3:00 a.m. near northbound 101. the big rig driver said he hit the guardrail and the light pole after being cut off from another driver. >> he cut me off and i move to the right and -- so quick, like that, i lost my control over the shoulder there on the side. that's what happened. i look and i see -- that was very bad. >> about 30 gallons of fuel spilled
recommendations to the city manager. though there is no set time table, current chief moore retires january 18th. >> we want to keep the gap between the retirement of chief moore and the next as small as possible. >> reporter: once the city manager makes her final selection the candidate must be approved by city council. >>> this weather system all about the cold. showers out there, but very little moisture. we are looking at lightly scattered showers, a hundredth of an inch to two hundreds of an inch. right now santa rosa, 41, chilly, 44 concord, 44 livermore. see these blues they are coming our way everything dropping down with that system. next 12 hours, all this blue, cold air will be on top of us that means overnight lows tonight, friday morning going to be pretty cold especially friday morning. usually overnight lows, tomorrow morning 30, 30 napa below freezing, maybe ice, ground frost, cool and cold by friday morning that freeze warning goes into effect. specificyour 5 day coming up. >>> first results in on san francisco's new sunday parking meter rules we asked city officials about warni
the current chief retires. chris moore will step down at the end of this week. she said she needs more time to search for his successor. >>> it would have been dr. martin luther king, jr.'s 84th birthday. the nation will formally celebrate his birthday and service events are planned across the bay area in his honor. he was as nateed -- assassinated at the age of 39. >>> you are watching highway 24 and everything else? >>> that's right, dave, we have been watching just to make sure we have not had any problems on this stretch and i pull up my chp list, we don't have a lot going on as traffic continues to move along very nicely as you drive between walnut creek and oakland. let's go back to the toll plaza and we keep watching that. no major problems and usually after 6:00 we start to get back ups and the metering lights come on about 6:15. traffic is moving well and looking at the livermore valley we are off to a nice start and it is slow coming off the tracy try ingle. let's go to steve. >>> freeze warnings are back out and yesterday there was too much of a breeze so they dropped them. down
. >>> police chief chris moore went along with a gaming distributor. right now all the gambling occurred on the ground floor. a matrix representative says he's disappointed with the decision. >>> in the movie theater in the movie theater rather in aurora colorado where a gunman killed 12 people and injured dozens more has now reopened after six months. the spear where -- interior has been remodeled and the theater has been renamed. >>> building broke ground on new houses and apartments at the fastest rate in more than four years. a tight supply of homes for sale plus low mortgage rates appear to be driving the sale of homeless. the 335,000 applications applications for jobless benefits is the lowest. >>> dow responded with a gain of 84 points, nasdaq was up 18. bank of america and city bank dropped with lower than expected earnings. >>> the area is reporting the first death linked to the flu virus and the fifth death so far here in california. the report came after reports of scattered shortages of the flu shot. the bay area's first reported influenza death. >> reporter: a 90-year-old w
moore is retiring at the end of the month in part because of the challenges he faces with the city's budget and staffing as well as low morale among officers. there's been a mass exodus of officers retiring and resigning. 100 have left the department. many are upset over the pension measure. the police officers union is suing the city saying it is illegal. the mayor took the criticism in stride and talked about his outlook for 2013. >> i think things will improve in 20. i think we'll -- 2013. i think we'll rebuild our plan through savings and revenue. we'll have more money. as we have more spending, we need to rebuild the police department. >> reporter: 012 ended with 46 homicide -- 2012 ended with 46 homicides ending. property crime is on the rise. the mayor said the search for a new chief is going smoothly. they expect to have a candidate in the next couple weeks. the mayor is visiting with police and fire dispatchers and plans to visit six fire stations across the city. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:35. on a lighter note. it's a tie for who had the bay area's fir
was in office. >>> chris moore received a send off last night at a retirement party. he is retiring after 27 years in the department andless than two years after becoming chief. he said his fate was sealed when the city counsel stopped the increase of taxes. >> today, mavericks will begin get southing -- setting up the festival which is expected to be packed with visitors. >> way too many customers and probably not enough food. >> a high surf advisory has beenish issued. authorities are morning to be careful with the waves like this one. stay tuned coverage on the mavericks surfing competition. you can watch online at ktvu.com or use our mobile ap. >>> if you are heading out to the beach today, you want to avoid the water because the waves are coming in. >>> sure, the sneaker waves are exactly what they are called. they can wash you out, especially the little ones oen the beaches. be prepared if you are going out there. it's going to be a nice beach day, just be prepared. look at the golden sun, plenty in store. we will continue with the cool conditions at least in the next hour or so. a r
to retire. jerry esquivel is taking over the department during the interim. chief chris moore is set to step down at to the end of the week. there is more time needed to finish the search for the successor. they want to make sure that the next chief is the right fit for san jose. >>> new video of a shooting in east oakland that sent one person to the hospital. police say a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds just before 8:00 tonight on sunkist drive floor core mack avenue. we are told she was shot in the black from a passing vehicle. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds, and it sounded like an automatic assault rifle. it is unfortunate, but the new year is off a violent start in oakland, and city leaders are blame much of it on a feud. and police say catching them isn't easy. in front of a moorle for an oakland victim, oakland's police chief and mayor say they are working to stop the string of violence. >> we know there's probably 1% to 2% of the population causing this violence, and we are focused on them. >> reporter: on saturday and sunday many were wounded in shooting. polic
by moore and increase moral. but he also made it clear today that he is not applying. >> i did not for personal reasons i did not. but i'll be more than happy to take the interim position now. >> reporter: fagone hoped to have named a chief now. but tom lawrence the assistant chief in dallas and the aurora police chief said she is extended the search for a few months. >> has the mayor has to lower her expectations. >> no it's like a casting call. you know there's great candidates for the role, but nobody can be gregory penn. >> a spokesperson told me people already interviewed are also still in the running. reporting live in san jose, matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are warning tonight of a new trend in robberies at pharmacies in which thieves take drugs rather than cash. thieves hit two drugstores yesterday starting with the clement pharmacy. >> we had one last month and one in south city. we're working very hard to see if there's any connection because we don't want such a problem ongoing. >> reporter: both pharmacies say they have surveillance vide
the current police chief retires. >>> chris moore will step down at the end of this week. city managers say they need more time to search for a successor. >>> the san francisco police chief may be getting a name. live in san francisco with what is that possible new name and the reason for all of this, brian? >>> millions of passenger, they could be flying out, not just the national airport but by the end of the year it could be renamed harvey milk san francisco international airport. they will introduce information during that legislation to make that change. he became the first openly gay person and he was assassinated. they will have support from and later it will go on the ballot to let others have what they have to say be heard. some say the name is appropriate. >> i think that would be great, he is in san francisco history and i think it may help get it out there more and people will say oh, it is harvey milk and i think it is important that people understand who he was and what he did for the city. >> this name change will help others and according to city officials they say it will c
and there is no time limit. the current chief chris moore plans to retire a week from this friday. >>> vallejo police say that a man that was once behind bars is back behind bars after killing his mother. dennis stanworth was first sentenced to death in 1966 for murdering two teenage girls. after california did away with the death sentence, his sentence was changed to life in prison. >> i am worried about our system, him getting out again. but i have a gun and i know how to use it. >> reporter: this time police say sanworth killed his mother in his own home. he said he called 911 and then turned himself in. >>> a potentially dangerous reptile guarding a stash of marijuana has died. the reptile was a 16-year-old cayman which closely resembles an alligator. the oakland zoo took it in yesterday and said it was in very poor health. alameda county sheriff deputies found the cayman in a home along with marijuana. the owner faces animal abuse charges. >>> a case of bullying is said to be the motive for school shooting in central california. authorities in the town of taft in kern county says a student enter
she wants more time to look at other candidates. the current chief chris moore plans to retire a week from today. >>> time now 5:08. let's go to sal. you started the morning with a major problem on the east shore. >> we are looking at the east shore at this time to make sure everything is okay. fortunately that crash has been cleared. even all the flares have burned out. it's almost as if nothing happened. which is good for drivers. westbound 80 traffic looks good. and no major delays getting into san francisco. sometimes on fridays we have lighter than usual days we'll see what happens today. there are no major problems right now. if you're driving on the 280 freeway in san jose northbound 280 looks great. right through downtown san jose. cold today. let's go to steve. >>> sit cold out there? >> a little bit. >> it is a little bit. a north wind is helping most locations. sfo is 46 degrees. fairfield travis is 28. frost advisory out and freeze warning. the breeze is helping hold temperatures up. if it dives off santa rosa is 38. if the wind tails off the temperatures will also drop of
the city over that measure. it's also helped trigger a mass exodus of officers, including chief chris moore. >> the search is well underway. we've got a very strong pool. we will be interviewing people early in the the month of january. hopefully we will have a name pretty soon of the next chief. >> some firefighters also told us the mayor lost their support because of cuts made to staffing. >>> the new year's eve crowds are gone from san francisco tonight but they left behind a bit of a mess. the cleanup began bright and early this morning along the embarcadero. public works crews were out in force this morning to clean up the area, armed with brooms and street sweepers. hundreds of thousands of people packed the san francisco waterfront last night to ring in the new year. some 250,000 people came out to see the midnight fireworks show on pier 14. pie rough technicians launched the fireworks using computerized fuses. we posted pictures of the new year's displays from all around the world on ktvu.com. just look under the images tab on our home page to check out the slide show. >>> today's b
them and look at even more candidates. the current police chief chris moore plans to retire a week from today. >>> 6:07 is the time right now. back over to sal who's been kind of busy for afraid. how does it look? >> it's okay. we are getting more people on the roads now pam and dave. and you'll see some of the traffic pictures more people showing up at the bay bridge. some of the lanes are getting crowded. usually the metering lights go on at 6:15 if there is enough traffic to justify that. also the morning commute is looks good in san francisco along northbound and southbound 101. some people from dublin and pleasanton were without power. this was first reported at 4:45 a.m.. they haven't told us when they plan to restore power. let's go to steve. >>> thank you very much. a very good morning. had a nice tweet from angela. bone chilling cold. can you make it warmer? i'll be happy to put your order in. it could be colder. i'm just saying. i think sunday will be the coldest morning between now and then. there is too much of a breeze and cloud cover. frost and freeze warnings are out and
moore also retired last week after the city backed away from a ballot measure that could have raised money for the department. >>> the 49ers are super bowl bound. when it comes to 49er fan gear how do the faithful now they're getting the real deal? cara lui found out an easy way to spot a knock off. >> reporter: just about anything with colin kaepernick's name on it seems to be selling fast these days. >> he's just become a rock star. very good for business profits. >> reporter: thousands of these new shirts were printed. on them are official nfl stickers showing they are the real deal. >> there's an nfl sticker on it. that says boom because those stickers are numbered and whatever else and we have to account for them. >> reporter: but there are also plenty of knock offs. these vendors on market street took off when we started asking questions. >> why not? is this not legitimate merchandise? >> reporter: one of the telltale signs that you have a knock off is the tag will be split. officially licensed products will carry either an nfl hologram or a tag or a sticker from the player's a
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's bureau of field operations. chief chris moore is set to step down at the end of the week. the city manager says she needs more time to search for his successor. >>> the nra has set up a controversy with its new app. it's called nra practice range. it provides players with a virtual shooting gallery where they can hone their fun skills. the app surprised a lot of people since the nra has been a strong critic of violent video fames. >>> today lawmakers in new york state are expected to give their final approval to the toughest gun control laws. they will crackdown on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. it will also include tough new measures to keep the mentally ill from getting guns. >>> 7:47. coca-cola, the world's largest soft drinkmaker now talking about the connection between sweet drinks and the obesity epidemic. >> we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. >> coca-cola launched this two- minute ad. it's running on several networks. critics hope consumers will be able to see through these ads. >> what would you think if
moore plans to retire a week from today. >> the week long kicker controversy is over and the 49ers are sticking with david akers for tomorrow night's game against the green bay packers. the coach announced his decision yesterday. it was a vote of confidence to a kicker who is having the worst season of his 15 year career. the 49ers signed kicker billy kundiff last week. he will stay on the roster but probably won't play tomorrow night. hopefully everything will go well. >>> and a programming reminder. we have coverage of the big game. we start with the playoff, play book at four, tommed by the pregame show at 4:30, kickoff just after five and after the game mark ibanez hosts the point after. hopefully it'll be a good point after. >> let's hope. the pastor for the inauguration steps aside. what he said two decades ago that's forced him to withdraw. >> and a vice president creates controversy over statements on gun control and the group he is talking too today on this sensitive topic. >> and reports of a simple way to reduce traffic. what a new report says about the problem probl
to tell us how -- pam cook is here to tell us moor. >> they lost their main sponsor for the third time in ten years. zazzle dropped out out. but they declined to comment on the reasons why. the chronicle reports the sponsorship doesn't come close to the money to put on the race. they are moving forward whether they find a sponsor or not. the chronicle reports there's probably plenty of money available since the race is owned by phillip anstutz. bay to breakers, less than two months you a way, may 19th. tori? >> thank you, pam. >>> a drive-by shooting that injured a mother and her toddler in menlo park was not random. the saturday night shooting happened on billow road near -- on willow road near the headquarters. there was an altercation before gunfire erupted and the shooting may be gang-related. the 24-year-old mother and her 2-year-old son are expected to survive. >>> east palo alto place are looking for witnesses as they investigate the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man. coleman was gunned down saturday night about 9:00 as he walked down the street. investigators say it's unclear
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